Updated 06 October 2016

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If you or family members are battling with rheumatoid arthritis, take a fish oil supplement.

Fish oil can ease pain and inflammation. In fact, fish-oil capsules may be as effective for relieving pain and inflammation as drugs like ibuprofen and naproxen.

RA patients in studies that found fish oil helpful took high doses, typically 4 grams a day or four standard capsules.

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